2021-08-10 04:32:10 UTC
The U.N. is getting involved.
By Samantha Lock
The death of a 14-year-old girl during childbirth at a church shrine in Zimbabwe has reignited debate surrounding child marriage and child sexual abuse in the African nation.
Memory Machaya was reportedly raped, denied medical treatment and forced out of school before giving birth last month at an Apostolic church in the eastern region of Marange.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police said it would be conducting an investigation into the death and has "taken note of print and social media reports" in a statement issued on Friday....